A Few Good Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by goin2thebirds, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. goin2thebirds

    goin2thebirds New Egg

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    We'd like to get a few good ducks for our Maryland farm. We have one Crested Pekin drake that is one year old. We'd like to find something close to Frederick. Any ideas?
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    I would suggest if you want to get a mate for your Pekin - dont get another crested duck- or one that carries the crested gene. A double dose of the crested gene is fatal to a growing embryo. But apart from that...Im sure your drake would apprciate the company of any other duck.
     
  3. goin2thebirds

    goin2thebirds New Egg

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    Thanks. My ignorance is showing. I had no idea. Now I understand why it didn't work with another crested. Live and learn!
     

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